President Mohamed Nasheed has today met with His Royal Highness Prince Andrew the Duke of York. The meeting was held at the Buckingham Palace.

In their meeting President Nasheed and Prince Andrew discussed on the ways of strengthening bilateral relations and on possible areas of cooperation between the Maldives and the United Kingdom.

The Duke of York noted that opening the Maldives for business would bring greater development and prosperity to the Maldives. He also assured that he would assist the Maldives in seeking foreign investors.

The President thanked the Duke of York for his assistance and cooperation in various areas to the Maldives.

Separately, the President also held meetings with some members of the British parliament, including Robert Key, Richard Prosser, Richard Spring, David Cameron and Gary Streeter.

The MPs commended the President for his work to promote and consolidate democracy in the Maldives. They also said that they would support the Maldives in this endeavour.